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Apple varieties

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  • NC1  apple

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    A synonym for Cheerfull Gold.
  • Nectarapple  apple

    Maroon skin colored apple with yellow undercolor. Skin is chewy like a nectarine, and displays unique cracking near the calyx lobe. Flavor and scent similar to a nectarine.
  • Nehou  apple

    Hard cider apple. Apples are soft, medium size and easily bruised.
  • New Rock Pippin  apple

    An old English late-season dessert apple variety originating from Cambridgeshire. Highly regarded by 19th century writers for its dry firm flesh and rich flavour and hint of anise.
  • Newell's Late Orange  apple

    Flat-round, sometimes irregular shape. Good size, solid yellow-green fruit entirely covered with minute green or black dots. Firm, crisp, juicy, rich white flesh.
  • Newell-Kimzey  apple

    A synonym for Airlie Red Flesh.
  • Newton Wonder  apple

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    A 19th century English cooking apple, still popular as a UK garden apple variety.
  • Newtown Pippin  apple

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    Also known as Albermarle Pippin. Made famous by none other than Thomas Jefferson, who grew them in his orchard at Monticello. One of the first US apple exports to the UK.
  • Niagara  apple

    Fruits are medium to large in size, roundish conic and irregular in shape, with deep red blush and stripe over pale yellow. The flesh is white and similar to McIntosh, very sweet and juicy, skin tough.
  • Nicoter  apple

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    A synonym for Kanzi.
  • Nittany  apple

    Crisp, juicy yellow flesh tart apple, 3 to 3.25 inches in diameter. About 50 to 90% of the surface is covered with a dull red color. Shape is truncate to conical. Good eaten fresh but also good choice for a cooking apple as it holds its shape when cooked.
  • NJ55  apple

    A synonym for Suncrisp.
  • Nonnetit Bastard  apple

    An attractive late-season quality dessert apple from Denmark.
  • Nonpareil  apple

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    A very old apple variety from France, which became very popular in England. It has a distinctive pear-drop flavour.
  • Norfolk Beauty  apple

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    Cooks to creamy puree, little sugar needed, slight lemon flavour
  • Norfolk Beefing  apple

    An old cooking apple variety from the east of England.
  • Norfolk Royal  apple

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    A sweet old-fashioned apple, with a delicate melon flavour - very likeable
  • Norfolk Royal Russet  apple

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    Norfolk Royal Russet is one of the best-looking russet apples, with a superb rich sweet flavour.
  • Norland  apple

    Medium size. Green with red stripes.
  • Normanton Wonder  apple

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    A synonym for Dumelow's Seedling.
  • Northern Greening  apple

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    A very old English apple, widely grown by the 19th century and probably the forebear of many of the major Victorian-era culinary apples.
  • Northern Lights  apple

    Glossy, bright red fruit with slightly tart flesh. Good flavor.
  • Northern Spy  apple

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    A widely grown American heirloom apple variety. The fruit is late ripening and stores well.
  • Northfield Beauty  apple

    Medium to large fruits, predominately red in color. Hangs well to the tree. Maintains it's quality longer both on the tree and in storage. Shape is intermediate to flat, rectangular, asymmetric. Skin whitish yellow, striped and splashed with red. Flesh crisp, white with subacid flavor. Excellent all purpose apple.
  • Northwestern Greening  apple

    Beneath its tough skin the greenish yellow flesh is firm, juicy and mildly tart. Best when cooked into sauce or made into pies as it does not rate high for fresh eating.
  • Nova Easygro  apple

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    Fruit is large, oblate, 80% red stripe over greeninsh yellow ground. Stores well in cold storage. Flesh is snow white, firm, crisp, mildly sweet, slightly juicy. Slightly tough at picking but mellows in storage. Recommended for cooking, salads & eating fresh.
  • Novamac  apple

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    Flattened fruit with 70% red stripe on green background. Crisp, tender, fine-textured flesh. Slight McIntosh flavor. Good quality.
  • Novaspy  apple

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    Novaspy is a further development of the "Nova" series of apples from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada based in Nova Scotia. As the name suggests it has Northern Spy in its ancestry.
  • Nuvar Golden Hills®  apple

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    A sweet juicy modern mid-season variety, based on Greensleeves but perhaps a bit sweeter. Colour is yellower than Greensleeves and sometimes has a pink tinge to it.

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